Report • Sep 8, 2020
This flowchart shows the various pathways families enrolled in Medi-Cal may navigate to detect and ameliorate developmental and mental health concerns in their young children. The background research for this project — along with interviews with families, systems leaders and advocates — points to certain areas of California's EII system that need attention in order to create a family-centered, effective system. This report highlights six key areas for improvement.
Alexandra Parma • May 12, 2020
With the COVID-19 recession predicted to exceed the downturn of the Great Recession, cuts to many key services are expected, and one devastating outcome may be the further erosion of an already fragile system that serves infants and toddlers with developmental delays.
Sep 8, 2020
Karla and Brianna’s story highlights the challenges that a lot of families face when dealing with the early identification and intervention system and the important role that support systems can play.